|Mr. Mulroney, Mr. Reagan, Give Us Hope for the Future - Patrick Bruskiewich|
In the fall of 1984, in the aftermath of the KAL 007 Incident, I wrote a polite letter to the new Prime Minister of Canada. It began "Dear Prime Minister, Give us hope for the future. Continue the fine tradition of your predecessors in support of the United Nations ..." In my letter I suggested that the Prime Minister and his Parliament invite President Ronald Reagan and the Soviet General Secretary for a summit at the Citadelle in Quebec City...
Keywords: Irish Eyes Summit; St. Patrick's Day; Brian Mulroney; Ronald Reagan; Quebec City 1943; Quebec City 1985; End of Cold War
|An editorial, The Beginning of the End, growing up in the nuclear age - Patrick Bruskiewich|
This editorial was read in national capitals on the eve of North Korea's second nuclear test in 2009, reminding the world about the USS Pueblo seizure in January 1968, the Walker spy ring, and the K-129 mystery (the attempted illicit launch of a SLBM by a Soviet Golf submarine against Pearl Harbour in March 1968), as well as the contemporary assessment that the implicit goal of President Kim of North Korea is to develop nuclear weapons that can be used against naval ships and ports like Pearl Ha...
Keywords: Naval Quarantine of North Korea; UNSCR1718(2006); UNSCR1874(2009); Radarsat; K-129, Irish Eyes Summit, President Reagan, Prime Minister Mulroney, CUPJ. cupj